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by Jonathan Morrow
If you’re a parent, then you want your kids to live well. You want them to flourish. You want them to follow Jesus all the days of their lives. This is a prayer I regularly pray for my kids. But how does this happen? What does this look like? What’s at stake? It starts with building a biblical worldview.
Three Reasons Why Kids Need a Biblical Worldview
(1) Kids need to know how to navigate reality–all of it. As new parents we want our kids to learn their colors, shapes, and ABC’s as soon as they can. As well we should because this knowledge is essential to navigating life. But what about their spiritual and moral ABC’s? There’s more to life than just the physical.
As parents we need to equip our kids with how to navigate spiritual and moral reality too. They need to understand concepts like truth, forgiveness, love, justice, authority, creation, faith, and history–just to name a few. So let’s get excited about them reading for themselves but let’s also be intentional about narrating key aspects our faith so they can absorb them into their spiritual and moral vocabulary…
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